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Trump breaks with US policy to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory – latest news

Israel captured Golan Heights in 1967 after six-day warBridget McCain condemns Trump, 72, for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 8.18pm GMT Former President Barack Obama will meet with freshman House Democrats next week.Politico reports that Obama will appear at a reception hosted by Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday night for the over sixty newly elected House Democrats. 8.10pm GMT Former FBI director James Comey about what he would like to see in the Mu...
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ACLU sues FBI for records related to black extremists report

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and others are suing the FBI for records to find out more about a divisive 2017 report on the rise of black extremists following the shooting deaths of African-Americans. The ACLU and the Oakland, California-based Center for Media Justice filed the lawsuit against the FBI and […]
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Listen to all 8 episodes of the ‘Crime Beat’ podcast to binge (plus a bonus)

Crime Beat Podcast, Season 1: “Stealing Nixon’s Millions” tells the story of getaway driver Harry Barber, who not only participated in the biggest bank heist in the history of the United States in 1972, but also got away. He escaped with a new identity to a little town in Pennsylvania and tried to start a new life. The seven bank robbers from Youngstown, Ohio, had targeted President Richard Nixon’s ill-gotten campaign funds, going after $30 million they were told the president had amassed throug...
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Q&A: Waiting for the final Mueller report and what happens next

By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON  — America is waiting for special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. But anyone looking for a grand narrative on President Donald Trump, Russian election interference and all the juicy details uncovered over the past 22 months could end up disappointed. The exact timing of Mueller’s endgame is unclear. Attorney General William Barr, who oversees the investigation, has said he wants to release as much information as he can about the inquiry into possible coord...
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The DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max (BA)

The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing processes for the aerospace manufacturer's 737 Max aircraft, CNN reports. The investigation reportedly concerns the process Boeing used to determine its 737 Max aircraft were safe for flight and the data it gave to the Federal Aviation Administration about that process. Investigators have asked for information from Boeing about the company's pilot trainin...
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DOJ has reportedly subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation involving the 737 Max (BA)

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has subpoenaed Boeing as part of a criminal investigation into the certification and marketing processes for the aerospace manufacturer's 737 Max aircraft, CNN reported. The investigation reportedly concerns the process Boeing used to determine its 737 Max aircraft were safe for flight and the data it gave to the Federal Aviation Administration about that process. Investigators have asked for information from Boeing about the company's pilot-training manuals ...
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FBI Joins Criminal Investigation Into Boeing 737 MAX

The FBI has joined the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation into the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, according to a Wednesday Seattle Times report. The FBI’s Seattle field office is close to the 737 plant and the Federal Aviation Administration offices, where officials partook in the certification process for the planes, two of which crashed in recent months. Criminal investigations into the aviation industry are exceedingly rare in America and point to the seriousness of the f...
Tags: News, America, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Seattle Times, Boeing 737 MAX 8, Kate Riga, FBI Joins Criminal Investigation Into Boeing


Hicks To Turn Over Docs For Judiciary Committee’s Trump Obstruction Probe

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to turn over a wide range of documents to the House Judiciary Committee after a request for information on topics including the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according to committee chair Jerry Nadler’s (D-NY) spokesperson. According to a Wednesday CNN report, the request includes documents like diaries and notes about the Trump administration, organization and campaign. Despite her promise of cooperation, it is uncl...
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FBI Involved In Boeing 737 MAX Investigation

The FBI is involved in the Department of Justice’s criminal investigation into the certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, according to a Wednesday Seattle Times report. The FBI’s Seattle field office is close to the 737 plant and the Federal Aviation Administration offices, where officials partook in the certification process for the planes, two of which crashed in recent months. Criminal investigations into the aviation industry are exceedingly rare in America and point to the seriousness of t...
Tags: News, America, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Seattle Times, Boeing 737 MAX 8, Kate Riga


Trump investigation: Former White House aide Hope Hicks ‘to cooperate’ with Democrat probe

Former senior White House official Hope Hicks is said to have agreed to cooperate with a Democratic-led congressional investigation into Donald Trump. Ms Hicks, 30, who was considered one of the president’s closest confidantes and who served as White House communications director from the summer of 2017 to the spring of last year, has reportedly said she will provide documents to a congressional committee looking into possible obstruction of justice by Mr Trump. CNN said Democratic congressman...
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Florida spa founder denies wrongdoing after Dems ask FBI to investigate her Trump connections

The former owner of a Florida massage parlor on Wednesday denied any wrongdoing after allegations she had sold access to President Donald Trump to Chinese clients.
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New USC president Carol Folt dealt with previous academic-athletic scandal

LOS ANGELES — In a news release Wednesday announcing Carol Folt as its new president, USC highlighted her previous experience as the chancellor at North Carolina when she inherited one of the worst academic fraud cases in college sports history. Folt oversaw the fallout from the scandal when her tenure began in 2013. For nearly two decades until 2011, thousands of students, including many North Carolina football and men’s basketball players, took fraudulent “paper courses” in the African and Afr...
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FBI joins criminal probe into Boeing 737 Max 8 safety certification in wake of crashes

The FBI has joined the widening criminal probe into how Boeing's 737 Max 8 jets were deemed as safe in the months before two of them crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia,            [Author: USA TODAY]
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The FBI is reportedly joining the government's investigation into Boeing's 737 Max plane (BA)

Federal investigators are looking into how Boeing's 737 Max plane was certified to fly.  The FBI is also joining the Department of Transportation's inquiry, the Seattle Times reported.  The FBI is joining the Department of Transportation's investigation into the Boeing 737 Max plane, the Seattle Times reported Wednesday. People familiar with the matter told reporter Steve Miletich that the investigation is focused on how the plane, which has crashed twice in the past five months, was certifie...
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FBI joining criminal investigation into certification of Boeing 737 MAX

The federal grand jury investigation, based in Washington, D.C., is looking into the certification process that approved the safety of the new Boeing plane, two of which have crashed since October.
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How Rick Singer started the college admissions cheating scandal? It began with a reality TV audition

Rick Singer looks straight into the camera, auditioning for his own reality show about the cutthroat world of college admissions. Wearing a light blue sweater vest, he pitches himself as a “life-coach” for families desperate to get their kids into Stanford, Yale and USC. He has the look of a tennis pro and a voice that could pass for New York “fixer” Michael Cohen. “This is a game,’’ he says on the production company video submitted to a network in 2010 and unearthed last week by TMZ . “Just rea...
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Civil Rights And Faith Leaders To FBI: Take White Nationalist Violence Seriously

Civil rights and faith leaders are demanding a meeting with the FBI director. The message: time to prioritize white nationalist violence.(Image credit: Jose Luis Magana/AP)
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Manafort-Linked PAC Tries To Explain Unreported $1M To FEC

A super PAC tied to Paul Manafort tried to explain on Tuesday to the Federal Election Commission why it failed to report a $1 million contribution it received one week before the 2016 election. Rebuilding America Now PAC sent a letter laying out its position on the “inadvertent omission,” telling the FEC that a series of clerical errors had led to its failure to report the $1 million contribution. The note also revealed that the PAC conducted an internal audit in late September 2018. That man...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Fbi, Palmer, PAC, Committee, Trump, FEC, Federal Election Commission, Larry Noble, Manafort, Paul Manafort, Geoffrey Palmer, Muckraker, Josh Kovensky, Rebuilding America Now


Poll: 60 Percent Have Some Confidence In Fairness Of Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the special counsel investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign winds down, a new poll finds that most Americans are at least moderately confident that Robert Mueller’s probe has been fair and impartial. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research also finds that most Americans have some concern that Trump’s campaign had improper connections to Russia, though fewer than half say the president has done something illegal in his ties...
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New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Is NOT Entitled to Her Own Facts, aka BS

Opinion By Larry Keane New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Is NOT Entitled to Her Own Facts, aka BS USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Memories are short in Washington, D.C. That is, at least, when it’s convenient for a presidential bid. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) visited New Hampshire voters last week, trying to make her mark in a crowded Democratic primary field. As a tactic, she decided to demonize firearms manufacturers. We’re not going to stay quiet. Facts be damned. The junior senator from ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Washington, Senate, Virginia, America, Walmart, Fbi, New Hampshire, Kirsten Gillibrand, Trump, National Shooting Sports Foundation, ATF, Sen Lindsey Graham, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand


Donald Trump calls Kellyanne Conway's husband a 'stone cold loser' as Twitter feud escalates

Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on his senior aide Kellyanne Conway's husband, calling him a "stone cold loser and husband from hell". The US president accused George Conway of being "very jealous" of his wife's White House position. The Twitter feud came after Mr Conway questioned the president's mental fitness. Mr Trump issued a series of tweets over the weekend in which he attacked the late senator John McCain, Google and the Russia investigation, prompting Mr Conway to su...
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Mueller’s Team Asks For Deadline Extension, Cites Large Workload

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team said in a recent filing that they “face the press of other work” in asking for an extension on unsealing documents in the Paul Manafort case. According to a Tuesday Politico report, it’s unclear if this is a sign that the probe is winding down or ramping up. The top lawyers on the team are reportedly still joining Mueller in working long hours, though some have returned to their Department of Justice posts, and FBI agents and prosecutors rotate in and out...
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Child sex images accused loses US extradition appeal

The FBI describe Eric Eoin Marques as the world's biggest facilitator of child abuse images.
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Trump says he is 'happy' if Robert Mueller's Russia report is released to the public

Donald Trump has claimed he is “happy” if Robert Muller’s report into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is made public, while delivering an angry attack on the special counsel. In the latest comments seemingly designed to undermine the credibility of the independent prosecutor’s investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election, the president claimed Mr Mueller was “conflicted” because of a “nasty business transaction” the president and he had been inv...
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Law enforcement needs to protect citizens and their data

Robert Anderson Contributor Robert Anderson served for 21 years in the FBI, retiring as executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response and Services Branch. He is currently an advisor at The Chertoff Group and the chief executive of Cyber Defense Labs. Over the past several years, the law enforcement community has grown increasingly concerned about the conduct of digital investigations as technology providers enhance the security protections of thei...
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FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

Special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, at least nine months before FBI agents in New York raided his home and office, according to new documents. (March 19)            [Author: AP]
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Documents Show Mueller Was Looking Into Cohen Before FBI Raid

Steve Inskeep talks to former FBI special agent Clint Watts about documents showing federal investigators were examining Michael Cohen's business dealings far before the FBI raided his house.
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Educational redlining and the college admissions scandal

The FBI’s Operation Varsity Blues college admissions cheating and bribery scandal has shined a glaring light on the power of money and privilege in ensuring that families with means can enter America’s finest halls of knowledge — even through “side doors” most never knew existed. But the fraudulent actions exposed in OVB have brought attention to the entire inequitable process of American education — a system literally based on a feudalistic land model whereby children starting in kindergarten a...
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Ex-Skagit County deputy who embezzled money from K-9 nonprofit sentenced to prison

The longtime sheriff's deputy pleaded guilty to wire fraud in December, after the FBI found he embezzled money from a K-9 nonprofit for personal use.
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Lawsuit aims to boot LA City Council candidate off June ballot for San Fernando Valley seat

Los Angeles City Council candidate Serena Oberstein was the target Tuesday of a lawsuit filed accusing her of being ineligible to run for the seat, which represents the northwest San Fernando Valley. A fellow candidate, West Hills resident Frank Ferry, said he filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court because he believes the city charter prevents Oberstein from being able to run for the June 4 election. Frank Ferry, candidate for Los Angeles City Council in the 12th District. cour...
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